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Rsyslog

A high-performance system for log processing
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What is Rsyslog?

It offers high-performance, great security features and a modular design. It is able to accept inputs from a wide variety of sources, transform them, and output to the results to diverse destinations.
Rsyslog is a tool in the Log Management category of a tech stack.
Rsyslog is an open source tool with 1.4K GitHub stars and 530 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Rsyslog's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Rsyslog?

Companies
4 companies reportedly use Rsyslog in their tech stacks, including DigitalOcean, Kartaca, and site.

Developers
14 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Rsyslog.

Rsyslog Integrations

MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Splunk, and Coralogix are some of the popular tools that integrate with Rsyslog. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Rsyslog.

Rsyslog's Features

  • Multi-threading
  • TCP, SSL, TLS, RELP
  • MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and more
  • Filter any part of syslog message

Rsyslog Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Rsyslog?
Logstash
Logstash is a tool for managing events and logs. You can use it to collect logs, parse them, and store them for later use (like, for searching). If you store them in Elasticsearch, you can view and analyze them with Kibana.
Fluentd
Fluentd collects events from various data sources and writes them to files, RDBMS, NoSQL, IaaS, SaaS, Hadoop and so on. Fluentd helps you unify your logging infrastructure.
Filebeat
It helps you keep the simple things simple by offering a lightweight way to forward and centralize logs and files.
ELK
It is the acronym for three open source projects: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. Elasticsearch is a search and analytics engine. Logstash is a server‑side data processing pipeline that ingests data from multiple sources simultaneously, transforms it, and then sends it to a "stash" like Elasticsearch. Kibana lets users visualize data with charts and graphs in Elasticsearch.
Papertrail
Papertrail helps detect, resolve, and avoid infrastructure problems using log messages. Papertrail's practicality comes from our own experience as sysadmins, developers, and entrepreneurs.
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Rsyslog's Followers
45 developers follow Rsyslog to keep up with related blogs and decisions.